Madam Speaker, I rise today to ask the House of Representatives to join me in recognizing Laborers Local 177 Journeyman Ricardo Perry as Iowan of the Week. I am especially proud to recognize Ricardo, a recent graduate of the Iowa Laborers’ Education and Training Fund Registered Apprenticeship Program, during the 2021 National Apprenticeship Week.
Today, Iowa Representatives Cindy Axne (IA-03) and Randy Feenstra (IA-04) – both members of the House Agriculture Committee – led the introduction of bipartisan legislation in the U.S. House of Representatives that will return fairness to the cattle marketplace dominated by four major meat packers.
Today, Rep. Cindy Axne (IA-03) joined Reps.
Today, Rep. Randy Feenstra (IA-04) and Rep.
WASHINGTON (KMTV) — On Capitol Hill, Congresswoman Cindy Axne is pushing Congress to make life easier for Iowa's middle-class families and small businesses.
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As local offices are closed down for Social Security and moved completely online, a focus for Congresswoman Cindy Axne has been to sponsor a bill to make sure social security personnel will be available by phone to assist seniors who require social security funds.
WASHINGTON — On Monday the U.S. House of Representatives unanimously passed a bill to posthumously award the Congressional Gold Medal to Marine Cpl. Daegan Page, according to a press release from Representative Cindy Axne.
(Washington, DC) Congresswoman Cindy Axne’s bipartisan bill co-led with Senator Ernst was named one of the National Taxpayers’ Union’s “No Brainer” bills for 2021.
The bill would permanently raise the cap on child care tax savings accounts, which hasn’t been changed since 1986.
If you’ve kept up with the news the last few weeks, you know Congress has been tackling some big issues.
Active-duty members of our armed forces who are transitioning out of their military service have access to a program that connects them to in-demand skills training and prospective employers who are seeking to hire veterans.
Over the past few months, my colleagues and I in Congress have engaged in discussions about the kinds of investments we can make at the federal level to support our local economies and meet the challenges facing our country in the coming decades.
Democrats Colin Allred, Cindy Axne, Sharice Davids, Andy Kim and Abigail Spanberger are second-term representatives from Texas, Iowa, Kansas, New Jersey and Virginia.
In July, Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service confirmed the presence of African swine fever in samples collected from hogs in the Dominican Republic, raising concerns that an outbreak could reach the United States. To improve vigilance in protecting U.S. herds, legislators are calling for $75 million to increase surveillance and protection efforts.
Over the past few months, my colleagues and I in Congress have engaged in discussions about investments we can make at the federal level to support our local economies, create jobs, and meet the challenges facing our country in the coming decades.
(Des Moines) --- Expanded child care was the focus of the First Lady's visit to Iowa Wednesday.